Large Format Scanner

GWDG provides three different scanners:

  • a Contex HD 4230 Large format scanner for photos, maps, technical drawing etc.
  • an Epson Expression 10000 XL scanner for pictures, photos, transparencies, slides etc. up to 310 mm x 437 mm
  • an Epson GT - 2500 A4 scanner with a document feeder

Contex HD4230 Large Format Scanner

GWDG provides to its customers a Contex HD4230 Large Format Scanner. This scanner is able to scan targets with a width of 106 cm (42 inch) at a resolution of 1200 x 600 dpi. The scanner can be used only with an appointment and instruction by GWDG employees. Please contact our support support@gwdg.de or phone 0551/201 1523.

Epson Expression 10000 XL Scanner

This scanner is able to scan reflective targets (e.g. photos, prints) and transparent targets (e.g. slides, negatives, transparencies) with a maximum size of 310 mm x 437 mm at a resolution of 2400 dpi x 4800 dpi in 48 bits. This scanner is located at the GWDG user room and can be used without an appointment. There is a scan software that is called “EpsonScan”.

Epson GT-2500 Scanner

This A4 scanner is equipped with a document feeder for 50 sheets of paper in A4 format. The document feeder is able to scan them in duplex mode. The maximum resolution is 1200 dpi at 48 bits. You can access this scanner from computer GWDG-B096 in our user room. There is a scan software called “EpsonScan” and an OCR (optical character recognition) software called “Fine Reader” installed on this computer. Adobe Acrobat Pro is also installed on this PC.